The sea protest was taken out by seamen - dalnevostochniki to the new initiative of Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation
a discussion Subject was the project of new Position of the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation which is placed on a site of the ministry and has called negative reaction among seamen.
- New position « About diplomirovanii members of crews of sea-crafts » will not allow navigators with diplomas about an average sea education to go to distant flights, they can work only on courts of coastal swimming, - the vice-president of trade-union committee plavsostava DVMP Valery Berezinsky has declared. – Only in DVMP about 25 % of seamen have average vocational education, for them the interdiction for long voyages will turn back work loss. And how much skilled seamen will be lost by all Russian fleet – somebody has counted it?
- If this position will be accepted, thousand seamen remain without work. And who from it will win? – seamen were perplexed.
Seamen have expressed the general opinion on inexpediency of acceptance of the position offered by Ministry of Transport and the decision to inform this opinion to the ministry.
- Such position only will aggravate existing problems on fleet and will strike serious blow to sea education so also to merchant marine fleet as a whole, - it has been declared during session « a round table ».